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Road Station Aso

to call 0967-35-5088

道の駅 阿蘇

Road station "Aso" where you can see the magnificent Aso Godake in front. In addition to seasonal vegetables and fruits, there are plenty of special products from Aso, such as meat, dairy products, sweets, and handmade lunch boxes! ! The facility aims to create a place where you can feel the goodness of Aso and make it a place you want to visit again and again. In addition to taking a break, the ASO Rural Space Museum General Information Center can be used as an information transmission base to convey the splendor of Aso, such as Mt. We are planning to enhance the service. (Excerpt from homepage)

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Road Station Namino

to call 0967-24-2331

道の駅 波野

“Road Station Namino” is located along No. 57 connecting Kumamoto and Oita, and there is a restaurant centered around soba, a special product corner and an event square. Soba soft ice cream is especially popular. You can also try making soba noodles and eat them as they are.

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Koga Falls

to call 0967-22-1655

古閑の滝

The Koga Falls falls from Mt. Koganaki Waterfall is a “Meoto Waterfall” lined with a 100-meter drop of a woman and a 90-meter waterfall. When the conditions are met in the extremely cold winter, all the water flow freezes and transforms into a stunning ice waterfall. Aso sightseeing spot in winter and Aso sightseeing spot are also popular as one, and on cold days it is a place where visitors are constantly visiting. There was a landslide due to a heavy rain disaster in northern Kyushu, and it was closed for a while because there was a rock fall due to the Kumamoto earthquake, but now it is possible to do sightseeing.

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古閑の滝

National Shrine

to call 0967-22-2476

国造神社

In the Enki-style shrine, Higo is listed in Shiza (Kengo Ryumei Shrine / Present Aso Shrine, Aso Hiei Shrine / Present Aso Shrine, Kokusou Shrine, Chino Shrine). Yes, it is one of the oldest shrines in Kumamoto Prefecture. According to the Higo Kokuzoku, Hakubo Yumei was appointed to Higo Kunizo in the age of Emperor Sojin, and in 18 years he embarked on Kokuzo Shrine and arranged a festival. With the father of Aso Shrine, the main festival god Kengo Ryumei, the land of Aso was pioneered, and Hayabama Tamamito, who was instructed in farming and afforestation, was the main festival god. Enshrine the four pillars of God with the Son (from Wikipedia)

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国造神社

Aso Volcano Museum

to call 0967-34-2111

阿蘇火山博物館

The Aso Volcano Museum was established in 1982 as part of the revitalization of Mt. Aso. Aso is one of the most active volcanoes in Japan. A facility where you can learn more about the mountain at any time even if you cannot see the crater due to bad weather. The museum also has volcano-related parts (such as lava) and related goods that are always on display. In addition, two cameras are installed at the crater at the same facility so that the current crater situation can be observed in real time. In addition, the “Music Box Kyowakuni”, which displays many music boxes from around the world, is also adjacent to the museum. (Excerpt from Wikipedia)

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Ancient Town Museum

to call 0967-22-3313

古代の郷 美術館

An art museum that displays antique art from the Heian period to the Edo period, which was handed down from the Aso family to Aso. In addition, the “Fusal chicken figure” by Okari Maruyama, the “Kikuhana figure” by Ogata Mitsuo, “The figure of snow in the snow”, Ito Wakaoki ’s tea utensils, the North-Northern era of the North-Northern period passed to Aso Shrine, the Heian period No less than 200 masterpieces such as Amida Nyorai are on display at all times.

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Aso Shrine

to call 0967-22-0064

阿蘇神社

It is the head office of “Aso Shrine”, which has about 450 companies nationwide. In the precincts, there are the return gate, the tower gate, and the Miyukimon facing east, and there are three shrines in the precinct. The gate, which is counted as “Japan's Three Great Gates”, is 18 meters in height and is a double-layered mountain gate built in the style of a Buddhist temple that is rare in a shrine. Wake stone-The right hand side of the worship hall, it has been handed down as a sacred stone since ancient times. Although the time is unknown, the worshipers began to make wishes after stroking the stone three times, and in recent years it has become a power spot. Matched pine-A pine of the same name, named after the song "Takasago no Matsu". It is said that it would be beneficial for men to turn twice from the left and women to turn twice from the right. (Excerpt from Wikipedia)

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Takamori Tree House

高森ツリーハウス 

“Takamori Tree House” is a building made by a hobby of individuals (Maruyama Farm) and is not a public tourist attraction. However, there is no particular restriction, and anyone can see the inside. This tree house is right next to the road so everyone will catch your eye. The main part of this tree house is a huge cedar tree that was revered as a water god around here. When a story about harvesting under the influence of this sacred tree and typhoon came out, it seems that the above company bought the sacred tree and made this facility to maintain the sacred tree around here. Please observe the manners.

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Mount Aso saigandenji

to call 0967-34-0928

阿蘇山 西巌殿寺

Saigondenji is a Tendai Buddhist temple located in Kurokawa, Aso City, Kumamoto Prefecture. The mountain is Mt. Aso. It functions as the base of Mt. Aso Shudo-do from ancient times and is one of the highest temples in the Tendai sect of Kyushu. The main hall was burnt down in a fire in 2001 and only the cornerstone remains, but the Aso pass and old grandson trees can be seen in the main hall after passing through the gates and climbing the stone steps. The area is dotted with monk ruins, and many cultural properties are kept there. (Excerpt from Wikipedia) 

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Skyline Observatory

スカイライン展望所

It is called “Kikuchi Aso Skyline” on the road connecting Kikuchi City and Aso City in Kumamoto Prefecture. This is a road where you can enjoy a spectacular drive while watching Aso Godake. The “Skyline Observatory” is in the middle of this Kikuchi Aso Skyline. It's just a large open space (free) with no signs or signs, just park your car and look at the scenery. You can enjoy the magnificent view of Aso and Aso Valley while riding in the car, so you don't have to walk, so you can enjoy the scenery easily even for the elderly or wheelchair users.

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スカイライン展望所

Shiroyama Observatory

城山展望所

This is the observatory in Beppu Ichinomiya Line (Prefectural Road No.11, commonly known as “Yamanami Highway”). Go up Aso's outer ring from Aso Plain, and the grassy area will expand. The observatory here is at the boundary. 748m above sea level. This observatory is the closest observatory to Mt. Aso overlooking Aso Godake. Under the foot of the Shiroyama Observatory, the fields of Aso Valley spread, and from autumn to early winter, the sea of ​​clouds spreads in the early morning depending on the climate, and the magnificent figure of Aso Gotake spreads over the sea of ​​clouds.

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城山展望所

Mt. Aso (sight of crater)

阿蘇山

Aso has one of the world's largest caldera and majestic outer ring, and is a symbol of Kumamoto Prefecture. Mt. Aso is an active volcano that is currently active with volcanic smoke, but when the activity is mild, you can observe the inside of the crater directly from the crater base. However, entry may be restricted near the crater if activity is activated or toxic gas is generated. Mt. Aso is a common name, and there is no mountain called Mt. Aso. Mt. Aso refers to the five peaks of Mt. Neko, Mt. Taka, Naka-dake, Mt. Takashima, and Mt. Hatatake as Aso Gotake, all of which are called Mt. Aso. You can not see the crater on bad days, but you can see the scenery of Mt. Aso on the large panoramic screen of the Aso Volcano Museum in front of the crater (Kusenri).

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阿蘇山

Kussenrigahama (Landscape)

草千里ケ浜

Kusenririgahama (commonly known as Kusenriri) is a grassland area approximately 2km in front of the Aso crater. There is a large pond made up of rainwater in the grassland, and the landscape created by the pond and the surrounding grassland is a must-see spot for sightseeing in Aso. Cows and horses are grazed around the pond, and this is another highlight. Also, when the weather is nice, contractors are waiting to experience horseback riding around the pond. On the other side of the road, there are various facilities such as the Aso Volcano Museum and restaurants. Since this is a main tourist spot for sightseeing in Aso, there is a vast parking lot. The altitude is about 1100m, it is cool in summer, and the world of extreme cold spreads in winter. Because of the high altitude, the temperature difference from the flatland is severe, so it is recommended that you prepare for the winter from autumn to winter.

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Daikanbo peak (landscape)

大観峰

Daikanbo is a mountain in Aso City, Kumamoto Prefecture. The altitude is 935.9m. It is the highest peak of Aso Kita Outer Ring Mountain, and you can see the Aso caldera, its caldera wall, the Aso Godake, the central crater hill, and the Kuju mountain range. National Route 212 connects the inside and outside of the caldera in the immediate vicinity, making it easy to access the mountain and parking lots, and attracts many tourists. The name of “Okanbune” was named in May 1922 by the Meiji literary writer, Tokutomi Soho, who was born in Kumamoto Prefecture. Because of the topographical advantage, the TV broadcast station in Kumamoto Prefecture has an Aso Kita relay station, and a radio relay station of the National Police Agency.

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大観峰

komezuka (Landscape)

米塚

Komezuka is a well-equipped mound about 100 meters below Kusachiri. It is a pyroclastic hill. According to the legend, Kengo Ryumei was made by stacking the harvested rice, and it was said that a depression was made at the top by giving rice to the poor. It is designated as a national scenic spot and a natural monument. Kumamoto earthquake (2016) caused cracks at the top of the crater (from Wikipedia) * Note: Yonezuka climbs to the public because the Wilderness Committee, which manages this mountain, prohibits access I can not do it.

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米塚

Laputa Road (Sky Road) (Landscape)

ラピュタの道 (天空の道)

A path reminiscent of the world of the anime “Laputa in the Sky”. This road has long been known as a “Laputa road”, and photos have been diffused through social networking sites. However, due to the Kumamoto earthquake in April this year, many mountainside collapses and road collapses occurred, making it impossible to see the previous appearance. However, the place that collapsed after a few years will be naturally healed, and the vegetation will come back again. The current Laputa Road. There are many photos and videos of Laputa Road before the earthquake, so please refer to the following. https://goo.gl/6cjCJ8

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ラピュタの道 (天空の道)

Monzen-cho Mizuki (Shopping Street)

門前町の水基

Monzen-cho shopping street next to Aso Shrine. In this area, there are springs called “water bases”. Each side of the water is made with elaborate modeling, and it will appeal to those who take a walk in the neighborhood of the Monzenmachi shopping street. This spring water is the underground water of Mt. Aso, and it is prized as a fountain of gods with a delicious taste and revered as water of longevity and longevity. You can also enjoy a tour of the water base and relax at a well-established shop or cafe between the water base tours. In recent years, many shops have been opened in this shopping district, and it has been in the limelight as a major tourist spot with Aso Shrine.

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Turnip Rock Lookout

かぶと岩展望所

This is a observatory on the prefectural road No. 339 on the Kitaigaiyama / Otsu line (known as Milk Road). From here, you can see Daikanho up close, and you can see the Aso Godake and Aso Valley. The parking lot is fully equipped and the toilet is permanently installed, so it is used for small breaks during driving. The observatory is currently banned due to the Kumamoto earthquake that caused ground cracking and the Toya collapsed. Parking lots and toilets are available.

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かぶと岩展望所

Sun Senrigahama (Landscape))

砂千里ヶ浜

Sunousenrigahama is within walking distance from the parking lot on Mount Aso, and there is a promenade that crosses the mountain ridge in Sunsenrigahama, so anyone can easily go there. It feels like you're going through the desert or you've landed on the moon, and the deserted sand continues. However, now (November 2016), the Aso volcanic eruption warning level 2 has been announced, and since it is included in the “no entry range” with the Aso crater, it is no longer possible to walk or hike.

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砂千里ヶ浜

Asosanjo Shrine

阿蘇山上神社

Since ancient times, the Aso Nakadake crater has been called the “Shinrei Pond” and was considered a shrine. A worship hall is built towards the crater. In early June, there will be a “Tinder Township” to throw money into the crater. (From the Aso City homepage) Currently (November 2019), it is not possible to enter due to the announcement of Mt. Aso's “Eruption Warning Level 2”.

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Sensuikyo Azalea Festival

to call 0967-22-3174

仙酔峡つつじ祭り

Sensuikyo is a gorge on the northern foot of Aso Nakadake and Takadake. This “Sensuikyo Azalea Festival” has been held since April 29th. The azalea of ​​this place is an azalea of ​​an alpine plant called “Miyaki Kirishima”. Because this “Fukayama Kirishima” is an alpine plant, it takes several decades for the trunk to grow 1 cm. In this Sensuikyo area, Fukuyama Kirishima is inhabited like the alpine terrain. The “Sensuikyo Azalea Festival” is held at the time of flowering of “Fukayama Kirishima”. The telephone number for inquiries above is the Aso City Tourism Division.

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Koyasugawara Kannon

子安河原観音

As a guardian deity of Kanon Otohimeko Kanagawa Yasukohara, she is enshrined in this area of ​​Koyasugawa, upstream of the Otohime River, with a vast form of mercy. It is a natural stone shaped like a woman sleeping upwards, representing the area from the chest to the crotch. (From homepage)

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Fukunokami Daikokuten

福の神大黒天

On January 17, 1995, a local person got a cluster amaryllis bulb from a friend, and in order to beautify the environment, a hole was planned to be planted in a vacant land next to the stairs of Joshin-ji where Kato Ukimago, who ruled this place, slept If you dig, gods and Buddha excavated from 30 cm underground. Because I had a banknote in my hand, I was appraised by a related organization, and it turned out to be Daikokuten of the Edo period about 350 years ago. Since there were no banknotes in the Edo period, it turned out to be a “fortune”. In 2000, when local residents could not do it poorly, they built a cocoon and settled down. Winning business prosperity, sickness, and lottery. (Excerpt from explanation)

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Aso Bobashi

阿蘇望橋

It is the first covered roadway bridge in Japan. There seem to be a considerable number of bridges with roofs throughout the country, but there aren't many examples of such a sturdy covered bridge on a full-fledged roadway. The structure is so rugged that it reminds me of the movie “Madison County Bridge” starring Clint Eastwood. The roof is used to prevent deterioration of wood and increase durability. By attaching a roof, the durability can be expected to be more than twice the normal. In addition, the name of this “Aso Noboribashi” will be named through public recruitment from neighboring residents. “Aso” expresses the majestic nature of Aso and the expectations of interacting with Aso people. Furthermore, it seems that it was named with the meaning of "I want to see Mt. Aso" from a distance.

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阿蘇望橋

Southern country lily of the valley

南国のスズラン自生地

Aso City Namino is famous as a lily of the valley. Originally, lily of the valley of lily of the valley is said to be abundant in Hokkaido and the northern highlands of central Honshu, and it is said that it is very rare to see native lily of the valley in Kyushu. This place is a plateau with an altitude of about 800m, and it is the southernmost lily of the valley of Japan. The best time to see is from mid to late May, and about 50,000 lily of the valley blooms pretty white flowers. There is a "Suzuran Park Rest Area" with a parking lot and toilet. 

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Double glazed stone pavement (historic site)

二重峠石畳

The Bungo Kaido was an important route for the shift of the Hosokawa family, the head of the Higo Domain (Kumamoto Prefecture). The biggest difficulty is the double wall over Mt. Sorin, and there are still heavy stone pavements. The double walled stone pavement on the west wall of the Aso caldera is 1.6 km long. Precious remains such as stones remain. Town designated historic site. With P / Toilet. (From the Aso City website) There is also a parking lot where you can go down to the double cobblestone road from the double pass intersection of Prefectural Road 339. Aso Plain・ Mt. Aso is also a superb view.

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二重峠石畳

Mt.ogidake

荻岳展望所

It is one of the hundred views of Kumamoto. The altitude of Mt. ogidake is 843m, and the view is superb. On a sunny day, a 360-degree panoramic view of Mt. Tokudake, Aso, Kuju, and the grandmother's mountains spreads. It is the best location where you can see the mountains of Mt. There is a promenade around this observatory where you can observe rare plants. In spring, you can enjoy bracken cutting and spring harvesting. (Note: This is a privately owned or jointly owned grassland. If you step into the grassland, be sure to take good manners and take your garbage home.) Also, because there is no light around, the starry sky is as far as you can see at night. Spread out and the mysterious night sky.

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荻岳展望所

Higotai Park

ヒゴタイ公園

Higotai Park is located in the mountainous village in northeast Kumamoto Prefecture. Located at the foot of Kuju, located south of Senomoto Plateau. Surrounded by meadows, you can see Aso Godake far south. Higotai flowers, the name of the park, can be seen from mid-August to September. In addition, Harindou, Lavender, Creome, Kawaranadeshiko, Ominaeshi, Cosmos, etc. depending on the season. A well-equipped camp village has been added (reservation required) (from the Sanzan village homepage).

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Yamabuki water source

山吹水源

Located at the foot of Kuju, located south of Senomoto Plateau. Surrounded by meadows, you can see Aso Godake far south. Higotai flowers, the name of the park, can be seen from mid-August to September. In addition, Harindou, Lavender, Creome, Kawaranadeshiko, Ominaeshi, Cosmos, etc. depending on the season. A well-equipped camp village has been added (reservation required) (from the Sanzan village homepage).

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山吹水源

Ikeyama water source

池山水源

Ikeyama Water Source, which was selected as one of the top 100 famous waters by the Ministry of the Environment, boasts abundant spring water at a constant temperature of 13.5 ° C and 30 tons per minute. The whole area is surrounded by giant trees and trees that are said to be over 200 years old, and the spring water becomes the Tamaki River, which joins the Ono River and pours into Beppu Bay far away. It is representative of delicious water in Kumamoto. (From the Sanzan Village homepage)

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池山水源

Shimomiya Shrine

霜宮神社

Shimomiya Shrine (Shimo Shrine) in Inuhara, the role of Aso, is known for its ritual “Fire Cooking Shrine”. It is said that the gods of the heavens are the Tenshin God, the Seven Stars of Heaven, the Frost God, the Onihaten, etc. “Shimomiya Shrine” is the lower shrine of Aso Shrine, and “Fire Cooking Shrine” is held every year in late August at “Hakuenden” on a separate site from Shimomiya Shrine. From around 10 years old, a “fire maiden” was selected from the locals, and it continues to burn for 59 days. It is a festival where you can learn about the “Seven Star Faith of Heaven” by farmers who suffered from the premature frost damage so that the frost does not affect the crops.

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霜宮神社

Snake Stone Shrine

to call 0967-22-3174

蛇石神社

There is a village called Akamizu Village, and it covers the black rainy weather with the screen and goes off to the Ichijo Ryuten with a thunderstorm. The place where the giant rock breaks will soon reveal a mysterious spiritual experience. (From the origin and spirituality of the snake stone shrine) The snake stone shrine is a small shrine, and as the name suggests, the god body is like a giant rock called a snake stone, but the white snake is also a god body. Hmm. The snake stone is divided into two parts, upper and lower, and white snakes inhabit the crevice, and it seems that it can still be seen today.

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蛇石神社

Fan terraced rice field

to call 0967-22-3174

扇棚田

Ogi Tanada has been selected as one of the top 100 rice terraces in Japan and one of the top 100 rice fields. It is a landform that has been eroded in the mountains, and is made into contour lines by taking advantage of the fan-shaped topography. Many photographers are attracted by the scenery of 17 rice terraces and 3 cedars. (From the Sanzan Village homepage)

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